Presenters: James Walker (walkah) Track: community and core Session Description:
SESSION OVERVIEW This session is about identity management in Drupal focused primarily on the role of OpenID. With the release of Drupal 6 and the inclusion of OpenID support in core, it’s time to look forward on the future of digital identity, and how Drupal can best grow and expand to accommodate the changes.
This session will not be why OpenID, but rather what’s next with OpenID.
TRACK Community and core
AGENDA * OpenID overview / explanation * Update of current Identity tools for Drupal * Impact of OpenID & Identity management on user.module * Suggestions for growth / expansion * Roadmap for better core support for varied authentication * Discussion about profile information as related to digital identity
GOALS This session has two goals: to raise awareness amongst Drupal community members and developers about digital identity and to lay a roadmap for the interaction of such technology with Drupal.
RESOURCES Attendees should be familiar with OpenID and Identity 2.0.